The mission of the Payroll Office is to pay all employees accurately and in a timely manner. In addition to processing employee pay we are responsible for the following:

  • Withholding statutory deductions (i.e. garnishments, tax levies, child support withholding orders, etc.) and verifying all record keeping and reporting procedures are followed.
  • Withholding elective and voluntary deductions and verifying all record keeping and reporting procedures are followed.
  • Generating year-end (W-2) tax statements for all employees.
  • Processing required employment forms, including W-4, I-9, direct deposit enrollment.
  • Reconciling and remitting retirement plan payments.
  • Reconciling and remitting employee health and dental premium payments.
  • Preparing and reporting wage payments and tax withholding information on a quarterly and annual basis.
  • Reconciling withholding accounts.
  • Maintaining records and reports required by the university, and State and Federal governmental agencies pertaining to personnel paid through the payroll system.
  • Establishing and enforcing payroll processing procedures that are efficient and cost effective.
  • Maintaining payroll related e-systems (i.e. e-PAR, FLSA time worked, Leave Tracker, PAR, etc.).
  • Working directly with the Human Resources Office (benefit package remittances and rate changes, job audit changes, employee transfers, employee LWOP, etc.).
  • Working directly with the Budget Office (salary worksheet and salary planning process, etc.).
  • Working with all campus departments to provide training and education about processes, procedures, and functions including Faculty Load and Compensation (FLAC).
  • Monitoring, implementing and managing payroll related IRS rules and regulatory guidelines.